Dance & other performing arts

    Crossing Central Europe: Continuities and Transformations, 1900-2000

    Hardback £40.04

    Crossing Central Europe is a pioneering volume that focuses on the complex networks of transcultural interrelations in Central Europe from 1900 to 2000.

    Performing Queer Modernism

    By Penny Farfan

    Paperback £22.69

    Focusing on well-known plays and performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Performing Queer Modernism demonstrates that queer performance was integral to modernism, that queer modernist performance played a key role in the historical emergence of modern sexual identities, and that it anticipated the insights of contemporary queer modernist...

    How to be Champion

    By Sarah Millican

    Hardback £14.46

    Sarah Millican's autobiography will make you laugh, feel normal and probably sniff your leggings.

    Sarah Millican

    By Tina Campanella

    Paperback £7.85

    Married and working as a civil servant in a job centre, Sarah Millican's life couldn't have been more ordinary just over a decade ago. However, after the sudden break-up of her marriage, she decided to try something new and sign up for a writing workshop. It was to mark the...

    Dancing Life

    By Marina Grut

    Hardback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Marina Grut shares details of her life in this frank yet humurous autobiography. Born in a small country town in the South African Karoo, Marina went on to become a professional dancer, choreographer, teacher, director, lecturer and the writer of three major works on dance history.

    Bruce

    By Bruce Forsyth

    Paperback £7.25

    The heartwarming, hilarious story of the legendary entertainer

    History of Dance 2nd Edition With Web Resource

    By Gayle Kassing

    Paperback Save £9.84 = £72.15

    History of Dance, Second Edition, examines dance from prehistoric times to today. It focuses on the dancers and choreographers, dances, and significant dance works from each time period and offers an instructor guide, test bank, PowerPoint presentation package, and student web resource to reinforce learning.

    Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

    By Joanna Dee Das

    Hardback Save £1.21 = £21.78

    This new biography of American dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham draws upon a vast, never-utilized archival record to show how she was more than a dancer and anthropologist, but also an intellectual and activist.

    Bolshoi Confidential

    By Simon Morrison

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, dragging one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal.

    Girl in the Show

    By Anna Fields

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    For fans of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer--and every other "funny woman"--comes a candid feminist comedy manifesto exploring the sisterhood between women's comedy and women's liberation. "I'm not funny at all. What I am is brave." --Lucille Ball From female pop culture powerhouses dominating the entertainment landscape to memoirs...

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